Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I’m Gonna Knock on Your Door
Eddie Hodges 2:03
2 It’s My Party
Lesley Gore 2:13
3 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
Brian Hyland 4 2:20
4 Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
Connie Francis 2:37
5 I Saw Linda Yesterday
Dickey Lee 2:00
6 From a Jack to a King
Ned Miller 2:15
7 Blame It on the Bossa Nova
Eydie Gormé 2:31
8 Ramblin’ Rose
Nat King Cole 4 2:47
9 No Particular Place to Go
Chuck Berry 2:42
10 Sweet Nothin’s
Brenda Lee 2:22
11 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:15
12 Hey Paula
Paul & Paula 2:34
13 Tell Laura I Love Her
Ray Peterson 2:55
14 Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)
Roy Orbison 2:31
15 Lover Please
Clyde McPhatter 1:55
16 Sheila
Tommy Roe 2:01
17 (Dance With The) Guitar Man
Duane Eddy 2:40
18 Let’s Think About Living
Bob Luman 2:04
19 Poetry in Motion
Johnny Tillotson 2:28
20 Please Mr. Postman
The Marvelettes 2:26
21 Mother‐In‐Law
Ernie K-Doe 2:33
22 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:19
23 The Lion Sleeps Tonite
The Tokens 2:40
24 The Stripper
David Rose 1:56
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Let’s Dance
Chris Montez 2:25
2 Dance With a Dolly
Damita Jo 2:40
3 Jambalaya
Fats Domino 2:21
4 You’re Sixteen
Johnny Burnette 1:55
5 Walk on By
Leroy Van Dyke 2:20
6 Cradle of Love
Johnny Preston 2:16
7 Bobby’s Girl
Marcie Blane 2:15
8 Calendar Girl
Neil Sedaka 2:36
9 (I Don’t Know Why) But I Do
Clarence “Frogman” Henry 2:18
10 Baby Sittin’ Boogie
Buzz Clifford 2:02
11 Runaround Sue
Dion 2:34
12 Crazy
Patsy Cline 5 2:42
13 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee 2:27
14 The Locomotion
Little Eva 2:23
15 Runaway
Del Shannon 2:18
16 Language of Love
John D. Loudermilk 1:45
17 Moody River
Pat Boone 2:34
18 Do You Love Me
The Contours 5 2:50
19 Surfin’ Safari
The Beach Boys 4.35 2:04
20 Just Like Eddie
Heinz 2:35
21 Roses Are Red (My Love)
Bobby Vinton 2:37
22 Wolverton Mountain
Claude King 2:57
23 Have a Drink on Me
Lonnie Donegan 2:49
24 Stranger on the Shore
Acker Bilk 2:57

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Benny Benjamin (1961-04) (track 20)
Marvin Gaye (1961-04) (track 20)
bass:
James Jamerson (1961-04) (track 20)
percussion:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (1961-04) (track 20)
piano:
Richard 'Popcorn' Wylie (1961-04) (track 20)
background vocals:
Katherine Anderson (1961-04) (track 20)
Wyanetta "Juanita" Cowart (1961-04) (track 20)
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 20)
Wanda Young (1961-04) (track 20)
Georgeanna Tillman (1961-04) (track 20)
composer:
Jeff Barry (track 13)
Barry Mann (tracks 7, 7)
Cynthia Weil (track 7)
Cindy Walker (track 14)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1961-04) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Gladys Horton (1961-04) (track 20)
lyricist:
Cynthia Weil (track 7)
Georges Aber (track 7)
Ben Raleigh (track 13)
André Salvet (track 7)
Cindy Walker (track 14)
writer:
Mike Anthony (US songwriter) (track 19)
Robert Bateman (track 20)
Georgia Dobbins (track 20)
William Garrett (track 20)
Freddie Gorman (track 20)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 20)
Paul Kaufman (songwriter) (track 19)
Lee Pockriss (track 3)
Joe Sherman (tracks 8, 8)
Noel Sherman (tracks 8, 8)
Paul Vance (track 3)
publisher:
Emily Music Corp. (track 3)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1961-04) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Ramblin’ Rose (1962) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Dream Baby (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Bo cartero (track 20)
Pauvre Laura (Tell Laura I Love Her) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Hei postimies (track 20)
Roosan tie (tracks 8, 8)
芭沙路華 (track 7)
later versions:
Cri de ma vie (Dream, Baby) (track 14)
Tout ça pour la bossa nova (Blame It On the Bossa Nova) (track 7)
recording of:
Blame It on the Bossa Nova (1963 song) (track 7)
Poetry in Motion (track 19)
Ramblin’ Rose (track 8)
Tout ça pour la bossa nova (Blame It On the Bossa Nova) (track 7)
Please Mr. Postman (1961-04) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 3)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 3)
version of:
Blame It on the Bossa Nova (1963 song) (track 7)

CD 2

composer:
Carole King (track 14)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 1)
Ernie Maresca (track 11)
Willie Nelson (track 12)
Berry Gordy (track 18)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 19)
Chris Montez (track 1)
lyricist:
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 1)
Willie Nelson (track 12)
Dion (US singer-songerwriter, blends doo-wop, pop rock & R&B) (track 11)
Gerry Goffin (track 14)
Berry Gordy (track 18)
vocals:
Patsy Cline (track 12)
writer:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 19)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 19)
publisher:
Bronx Soul Music (track 11)
Mijac Music (track 11)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 11)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (1962) (track 14)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 351) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Runaround Sue (track 11)
later parody versions:
Servin' the Father (track 19)
later translated versions:
Kohta juna lähtee (track 14)
La locomotion (track 14)
Maîtresse (Runaround Sue) (track 11)
浮気なスー (track 11)
later versions:
Dansons (track 1)
Le Loco-motion (French version) (track 14)
recording of:
Crazy (Willie Nelson song) (track 12)
Do You Love Me (track 18)
Let’s Dance (track 1)
Surfin’ Safari (track 19)
The Loco‐Motion (track 14)
referred to in medleys: